Category «Events»

Pre-School Story Hour

Tuesdays, September 17 – December 17
10-11am
in the Children’s Room
Preschool Story Hour with Miss Celeste is geared toward children between the ages of two and five.
Join us for picture books, activities, songs and a craft! 

Annual Public Reading by the Stone Ridge Library Writers

Friday, September 20
7-9pm
Marbletown Community Center
Free and open to the public

The writers invite you to celebrate the Autumn Equinox and their seventh year together. Please join them for an evening of poetry and prose.

The Stone Ridge Library Writers are: Catherine Arra, Facilitator, Frank Boyer, Jude-Laure Denis, Eric Stewart, Fay Loomis, Cliff Mallery, Mike Polcari, Carol Shank, José Sotolongo, Lisa St.

“My Betsey”: The Remarkable Wife of Alexander Hamilton

Sunday, September 22
2:00-4:00 pm
Stone Ridge Library Activity Room

Elizabeth Schuyler (Eliza) Hamilton may be unknown to you unless you’ve seen the current Broadway production about her husband, “Hamilton,” or read Ron Chernow’s best-selling biography about him and his role in the formation of our country.

TEA TIME Book Group

Wednesday, October 9
4pm in the Activity Room
The reading selection for October is Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh. Captain Charles Ryder returns to the country estate of Brideshead. There he indulges in a sentimental journey that takes him back twenty years to his schoolmates at Oxford and to his seduction by the Marchmains, a great Anglo-Catholic family.

Conversational French with Claudine Brenner

France

Tuesday, September 17, October 15
1:30-2:30pm
Biography Room

Want to brush up or improve your French with a conversation hour? Claudine is a native French speaker, born in Paris and raised in Europe; following a 30 year Government career abroad, she chose Stone Ridge to retire in.

Conversational Spanish

Spain

Tuesday, October 22
1:30
Reference Room

“Hola! This group meets to speak Spanish in an inviting, friendly setting. Topics vary depending on what folks want to talk about – travel, personal experiences, current events, community events and places, etc. All levels of experience with Spanish invited, but basic Spanish skills are required.

POETRY with Rosemary Deen

Thursday, September 12, 26
1.30-3:30 in the Bio Room

Join us for an afternoon of poetry with Rosemary Deen. Our meetings are held the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.

Stone Ridge Library Writers’ Group with Cathy Arra

GROUP I:
Monday, September 9, 23
4:00-6:30pm

GROUP II:
Monday, September 16, 30
4:00-6:30pm

Two separate writers’ groups meet on alternate Mondays in the Activity Room of the Library, with a maximum of 10 participants in each group. This program is designed for those who are actively writing and publishing work and who want to participate in a structured critical feedback process.

KNITTING GROUP

Every Saturday
10am-noon
in the Activity Room

The Stone Ridge Library Knitters meet every Saturday morning from 10am – 12noon. All ages and experience levels can jo in us and drop-in knitters are also welcome. We each bring our own supplies and do our own work, but one of the best things about us is that whatever obstacle or confusion you might encounter, you’re likely to receive as much comment and advice as you need to get where you’re going with a project.

MAHJONG

Every Friday at 10am
in the Activity Room

Beginners are welcome to join our Mahjong group. Register on line on the calendar or at the Circulation Desk in the Library, or just walk in. We will be meeting every Friday at 10am.